Archive for the ‘Bruce Springsteen’ Category

(Kenny writing) Because I like Magic pretty much better then anyone else (except perhaps David, who likes it plenty too), I thought I would lay out my mixed feelings about the new Springsteen album in terms of what I value in Bruce’s late work.  Song for song, theme for theme, studio sound for studio sound, there […]

[Note:  My favorite album of 2007, Wussy’s Left For Dead, is reviewed at Wussy’s Left For Dead]  Arcade Fire and Bruce Springsteen David makes an interesting and not uncompelling argument in an essay on this blog (Bruce Springsteen’s Neon Bible) that Arcade Fire’s Neon Bible, which I like well-enough, and my number 2 record of the year, […]

Has anyone else noticed that Bruce Springsteen’s Magic, likely the best-reviewed album for the 40+ rock crowd this year, uses basically the same modus operandi as Arcade Fire’s Neon Bible, likely the best-reviewed album of the year for the under-40 rock crowd (forgive me, I’m 40 on the dot, so these are the demographics I grasp).       Vocals […]